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Probe begins into cause of Beechmere complex fire in Crewe

Probe begins into cause of Beechmere complex fire in Crewe

Cheshire Fire investigators are now probing the cause of the blaze which ripped through the Beechmere residential complex in Crewe.

Early indications suggest it was not a deliberate act, and the focus will be as much on how the fire spread so quickly and with devastating effect.

August 11, 2019
Fox hunt probe in Church Minshull dropped by Cheshire Police

Fox hunt probe in Church Minshull dropped by Cheshire Police

Cheshire Police have dropped an investigation into the death of a fox during a hunt in Church Minshull near Nantwich.

The force said today that the probe, launched in November 2018, resulted in insufficient evidence to prosecute.

May 17, 2019
Cheshire East Council chiefs leave air quality data investigation to police

Cheshire East Council chiefs leave air quality data investigation to police

By Stephen Topping
Cheshire East Council chiefs say they did all they could to try to get to the bottom of the air quality scandal before handing it to police.

Cheshire Police has been looking into the deliberate manipulation of Cheshire East Council’s air quality data over the past year after it was revealed that some figures between 2012 and 2014 were changed.

August 2, 2018
Cheshire East confirms asbestos fears amid Macon House blaze

Cheshire East confirms asbestos fears amid Macon House blaze

Roads were closed, shops shut and areas evacuated amid the Macon House blaze because of asbestos contamination fears, Cheshire East Council confirmed today.

Macon Way and Grand Junction Retail Park were reopened at around 11am today following the fire which broke out in Macon House yesterday shortly after 4.30pm.

September 29, 2017
Data from a third of Cheshire East air quality test sites ‘manipulated’

Data from a third of Cheshire East air quality test sites ‘manipulated’

More than 40 of Cheshire East Council’s 119 testing sites have been implicated in the air quality data scandal rocking the authority.

A damning report last week revealed how air quality data had been “deliberately manipulated” for three years.

August 1, 2017
Cheshire East air quality data “deliberately manipulated” says damning report

Cheshire East air quality data “deliberately manipulated” says damning report

Air quality data in Nantwich and other towns was “deliberately manipulated” by Cheshire East Council for three years, a damning report concludes.

Cheshire East Council, which monitors nitrogen dioxide levels at around 100 sites, has been criticised over data inaccuracies submitted to Defra.

July 28, 2017
Ministry of Defence confirms probe into Nantwich soldier’s Military Cross

Ministry of Defence confirms probe into Nantwich soldier’s Military Cross

The Ministry of Defence is investigating claims a Nantwich soldier’s gallantry was “exaggerated” before he was awarded the Military Cross.

A report in a national newspaper suggests the actions of Lieutenant William Boreham, of 1st Battalion the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, may have been exaggerated, possibly without his knowledge.

December 1, 2014
Man and woman rescued from Nantwich house fire

Man and woman rescued from Nantwich house fire

A man and woman were rescued from a house fire in Nantwich today (October 27)

The blaze broke out in a property on Western Avenue, Nantwich, at about 4.30pm.

October 27, 2014
Cheshire Police probe officers who parked in mum and toddler bay

Cheshire Police probe officers who parked in mum and toddler bay

Cheshire Police are investigating why officers left their patrol car in a supermarket parent and toddler space. Shoppers were left fuming after the officers decided to leave their fully-liveried police vehicle in one of the marked bays.

September 11, 2013